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"sucks"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Trader Joe's full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

its like hanging out with friends all day and getting paid.

Cons

wow. where do i begin with this sinking ship? expanding too quickly. emergency 4 bell alert!

Other Employee Reviews for Trader Joe's

  1. "Great Job - good enough to consider as a career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Crew Member
    Current Employee - Crew Member
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Trader Joe's full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very competitive pay, better benefits than most retailers (health insurance, retirement fund, etc).
    Great coworkers, managers, and overall atmosphere.
    Worked with my college schedule, and any other scheduling needs I've had

    Cons

    It's retail: there's gonna be some cons...
    Stores are only closed 3 days out of the year - you're gonna work most every holiday
    You work with the public, so you never know what might happen.


  2. Helpful (8)

    "Things are slipping, and it seemed so good the first year...now, not so much."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Trader Joe's part-time

    Pros

    Easy work. Many opportunities to try foods for free. Free gym membership with health insurance...at least for now.

    Amazing customers. They really love our stores. Upselling is a breeze, though, not rewarded by management.

    Cons

    Raises are getting smaller each review period.

    Store management plays favorites. Certain crew members do little to no work (I have witnessed a few just standing around, talking to their Mate friends, for almost 2 hours, daily, while other crew are hard at work)

    In the last year, closing crew (3-11pm shift) are getting shafted. Constantly understaffed, and these closing crews routinely stay well after 11pm...usually closer to 12am.

    HR is in place to protect management, and punish store crew. Management is protected at all costs, which means they can be as corrupt as they want to be...and are. All the time.

    Advice to Management

    No advice. They are too busy listening to their inner voices.

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